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Company Overview of Spike Digital Entertainment, Inc.
Spike Digital Entertainment, Inc. operates a video Website for men. Its Website provides content channels, a high resolution video player, and social networking. The company also provides video programming in male-oriented categories, such as viral videos, girls, games and gadgets, wheels, movies and TV, UFC, and music. In addition, it enables the users to watch Spike TV shows. Spike Digital Entertainment, Inc. was formerly known as The National Network and changed its name to Spike Digital Entertainment, Inc. in April 2003. The company was founded in 1983 and is based in New York, New York. Spike Digital Entertainment, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Viacom, Inc.
New York, NY 10036
Founded in 1983
Key Executives for Spike Digital Entertainment, Inc.
Senior Vice President of Event Production & Talent Development
Senior Vice President of Original Series
Executive Vice President of Original Series
Senior Vice President of Sports and Multi-Platform Programming
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Spike Digital Entertainment, Inc. Key Developments
Spike TV Names Lauren Ruggiero as Senior Director of Scripted Development
Aug 12 15
Spike TV has named Lauren Ruggiero as senior director of Scripted Development. In her new position, Ruggiero will report directly to Gold, where she will help expand the development slate and comanage show production. Ruggiero comes to Spike from Elice Island Entertainment, where she worked in conjunction with Spike as coproducer of the hit limited event series, Tut. She started her career in entertainment at the William Morris Agency as an agent trainee in their television literary department. After a year in the agency trenches, she moved on to become a coordinator of original programming at AMC, where she worked on various hit series, including Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Killing and The Walking Dead. At AMC, Lauren met her former boss, mentor and most recent collaborator of four years, Jeremy Elice, with whom she worked as a producer.
Chachi Senior Joins as Senior Vice President, Spike TV, Original Series
Apr 8 15
Chachi Senior has been named Senior Vice President, Spike TV, Original Series, announced by Sharon Levy, Executive Vice President, Original Series to whom he will report. In his new position, Senior will lead Spike TV’s non-scripted development team and will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day department activities that will further broaden and expand Spike’s growing audience. Senior previously served as CEO of Ardaban.
Spike TV Announces Executive Changes
Sep 2 14
Ted Gold has been named to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Scripted Original Series, Spike TV, it was announced by Sharon Levy, Executive Vice President, Original Series, to whom he will report. In his new position Gold will lead a newly-created scripted development team and will oversee all scripted programming for the company, from development through production. Gold's responsibilities will include devising a competitive and creative strategy to further the company as a home for compelling scripted programming. Justin Lacob, Vice President, Original Series, will now be reporting to Gold as part of the newly-formed scripted development team. Lacob joined Spike in June 2011 and has overseen the development and production of one of the company’s original series, Bar Rescue. He will continue to work on non-scripted projects as well, overseen by Chris Rantamaki, Senior Vice President, Original Series. Gold previously served as President of Television and Executive Producer at Parkes +Macdonald/Universal Television, under an overall deal with NBCUniversal, where he developed projects for HBO, Showtime, Amazon, ABC, USA, and NBC and produced the Neil Cross/John Malkovich series, "Crossbones" for NBC. Prior to that, Gold was Head of Television for Deuce Three Productions/CBS Paramount Television where he spearheaded all television business and development for Academy Award winning filmmaker, Curtis Hanson. Gold also served as Senior Vice President, Series Development at FOX where he oversaw all dramatic programming including "Bones," "Prison Break," and "Terminator.
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